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A Southwest Airlines plane sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (David Maialetti /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
April 17, 2018 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a plane making an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A passenger on a Southwest Airlines plane says a window was damaged after a problem with its left engine and the plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. Southwest Airlines...
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Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to cooperate with the fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that's in Syria to investigate the alleged chemical attack that triggered U.S.-led airstrikes. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 17, 2018 - 11:23 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 6:20 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the Syrian government to ensure international chemical weapons inspectors are able to work without restrictions. Earlier Tuesday, Syria's state news agency said...
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April 14, 2018 - 9:02 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 10:25 p.m. The Syrian army has declared the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus "fully liberated" after the last group of gunmen left the town of Douma. An army statement read by chief military spokesman Brig. Gen...
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Damascus skies erupt with surface to air missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 14, 2018 - 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has spoken with the leaders of France and the United Kingdom individually to discuss their joint military operation in Syria. The White House says Trump spoke with British Prime...
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Damascus skies erupt with surface to air missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 14, 2018 - 1:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria. Only three countries — Russia, China and Bolivia...
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 14, 2018 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 12:25 p.m. NATO says all 29 of its members in the alliance back the airstrikes on Syria as a consequence of the country conducting a suspected chemical attack against its civilians last weekend. NATO Secretary...
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Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., director, Joint Staff, speaks as he shows photographs from before and after the U.S.-led airstrikes against Syria during a media availability at the Pentagon, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 14, 2018 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Allied missiles struck at the heart of the Syrian chemical weapons arsenal, aiming to punish the Assad government for a suspected poison gas attack against civilians and deter the possible future use of such banned weapons. Pentagon officials said the assault pummeled, but did not...
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Damascus skies erupt with surface to air missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 14, 2018 - 10:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The Pentagon says a Russian "disinformation campaign" has already begun over the U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria. Chief Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said Saturday that "there has been a 2,000 percent...
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Damascus skies erupt with surface to air missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 14, 2018 - 10:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 10 a.m. The Pentagon is backing President Donald Trump's assertion that the missile strikes on Syria were "Mission Accomplished!" Trump used the haunting political phrase "Mission Accomplished!" in a tweet Saturday...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) fires a Tomahawk land attack missile Saturday, April 14, 2018, as part of the military response to Syria's use of chemical weapons on April 7. The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again. (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Trey Fowler/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 14, 2018 - 9:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Allied missiles struck at the heart of Syrian chemical weapons arsenal in a show of force and resolve aimed at punishing the Assad government for a suspected poison gas attack against civilians and deterring the possible future use of such banned weapons. "A perfectly executed...
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